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Tips for Helping Preschoolers BE a Good Friend! #TeachECE • The Preschool Toolbox Blog

Last updated: 02/17/2019

This week,  The Early Childhood Education Team is offering tips and suggestions for MAKING FRIENDS in preschool!  As an educator, I’ve had many conversations over the years with...

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More students earn 3 on Advanced Placement exams, but racial gaps remain | Inside Higher Ed

Last updated: 02/17/2019

Just under 750,000 high school students who graduated last year earned a score of 3 or above on at least one Advanced Placement test (with 3 translating into college credit at...

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Multicultural Children's Book Day- A Review!

Last updated: 02/16/2019

Brittany Thurman January 12, 2019 multicultural , Multicultural Children's Book Day , The Giant Turnip , Language Lizard , Harvest , Planting , Diversity , Diverse , Books ,...

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15 Children's Books that Celebrate Friendship

Last updated: 02/16/2019

For children who are just starting to make friends with classmates and others around them, seeing different examples of friendships and relationships come to life in books is...

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Who am I? Developing a Sense of Self and Belonging

Last updated: 02/15/2019

This article, reprinted from the January 2019 issue of the ZERO TO THREE Journal, is an excerpt from the ZERO TO THREE Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators™ Course...

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Preventing miscommunication: lessons from cross-cultural couples | OUPblog

Last updated: 02/15/2019

We might expect that people will have trouble understanding one another when they are using a foreign language, but several studies have found that overt misunderstandings are...

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My top 5 for inspiring our future women in science

Last updated: 02/15/2019

My top 5 for inspiring our future women in science Author: franklin_admin / Feb 10, 2019 Today, the 11th of February, is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science . As...

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Found! Fastest-Orbiting Asteroid Zips Around Sun in Just 165 Days

Last updated: 02/14/2019

Astronomers have just found an asteroid that zips around the sun every 165 Earth days. That's the shortest year for any asteroid known to humankind, discovery team members...

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10 Steps to Mindful Parenting

Last updated: 02/14/2019

These 10 steps to mindful parenting are also the keys to joyful parenting. “Mama, look at this beautiful ladybug!” We spend the next 5 minutes admiring this ladybug, and then...

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Are Intellectuals Suffering a Crisis of Meaning?

Last updated: 02/14/2019

I've been wondering lately about the link between intelligence and meaning. People with high intelligence tend to adopt a critical attitude towards the world, and avoid relying...

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